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Injection Molding Machine Operator Salary

$33,930 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$465

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for an Injection Molding Machine Operator is $33,930 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Injection Molding Machine Operator is between $25,992 and $40,420. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Injection Molding Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Forms plastic or rubber products, using injection-molding machines.
  • Dumps plastic powder, preformed plastic pellets, or preformed rubber slugs into hopper of molding machine.
  • Starts machine that automatically liquefies pellets, slugs, or powder in heating chamber, injects liquefied material into mold, and ejects molded product.
  • Observes gauges to ensure specified molding temperature and pressure are maintained.
Injection Molding Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 164,110

Estimated population of Injection Molding Machine Operator jobs: 5,481

Rate of error: 1.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,334
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Injection Molding Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Injection Molding Machine Operator
Nov 15
Sacramento, CA, USA
PeopleReady
The Injection Molding Machine Operator, position operates various manufacturing mold equipment, to meet quality and production demand. Maintain processes, and methods in a accordance with product ...
Injection Molding Operator
Dec 6
Wilsonville, OR, USA
PeopleReady
PeopleReady is offering a full-time Injection Molding Machine Operator opportunity, immediate start for qualified candidates! The ideal candidate will have prior experience and/or a mechanical ...
General Labor / Machine Operator / Deburring / Injection Mold Ops.
Dec 3
Ramsey, MN, USA
Advancement Providers
We are hiring Deburring, CNC Machinists, Brake Press, Turret Press, Die Cast machine, Industrial Painters, Injection Mold, and trim press operators immediately! Good starting wages, depending upon ...
Injection Molding Supervisor 1st and 3rd shift
Nov 22
Rockwall, TX, USA
Channell Commercial Corporation
Assigns tasks to operators and identifies methods for coordinating the workflow to meet the ... Investigates malfunction of machines and equipment to determine need for repair * Performs other ...
Molding Machine Operator
Oct 9
Charlestown, IN, USA
Advantage Resourcing
Position Description 1. GENERAL FUNCTION - Operates injection molding machines and inspects parts ... H. After being trained on all molding presses and molding assembly stations, Operator can assist ...

The average pay for an Injection Molding Machine Operator is $33,930 a year and $16 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Injection Molding Machine Operator is between $25,992 and $40,420. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Injection Molding Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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